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The Startup Journey: From Public Service to Successful Entrepreneurship

The Startup Journey: From Public Service to Successful Entrepreneurship


Will Grannis, Managing Director Google CTO Office, will discuss his professional experiences spanning across entrepreneurship, public service, and Silicon Valley. Will was the founder of Google’s first CTO team. Prior to that, he bootstrapped a DC-based startup to a private exit after achieving a $10 million/year run rate. Will’s career began as US Army Officer with tours in artillery, signals, and intelligence. He earned an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania and is a graduate of West Point.

This event will help early stage founders and technology innovators understand:

  • How to best leverage public service experience as an entrepreneur
  • How to bootstrap a technology company through growth
  • Relative differences between building a tech company in DC vs. the Bay Area

This event will be Moderated by Cyberwire Podcast Host Dave Bittner. The CyberWire provides concise and relevant daily briefings on the critical news happening across the global cyber security domain. In an industry overloaded with information, The CyberWire helps individuals and organizations rapidly find the news and information that is important to them.

Please bring a valid form of ID. Beer, wine, non-alcoholic beverages and food will be available.

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